Having one more unexpected chicken tender in your basket can turn your frown upside-down. We call this lagniappe.

Lagniappe is a word used in Texas and Louisiana that refers to extra food given unexpectedly (“bakers dozen”-style). So that’s why they call it Southern hospitality. We enjoy extra food, especially chicken tenders. Practice your lagniappe with this recipe for smiles all around.

Use today’s Word of the Day: How to Make Chicken Tenders